Vernon G. Crum…September 10, 1931 – October 20, 2017

A celebration of life funeral service for longtime Hartman resident, Vernon G. Crum, will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Holly with Pastor Galen Burnett officiating. Burial will follow in the Holly Cemetery in Holly, CO.

Visitation for Vernon will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the Holly First Baptist Church from 9:00 AM to service time.

Vernon G. Crum was born on September 10, 1931 in Kiowa County, Colorado to William Dennis Crum and Helen Jewel Blackwill-Crum and departed this life on Friday October 20, 2017 at the Holly Nursing Care Center at the age of 86 with his family by his side.

Vernon was preceded in death by his parents and by one brother – William Junior Crum.

Vernon is survived by his wife of 60 years – Zola Crum of the family home in Hartman; by three children – Belinda (Howard) Crum-Cano of Olathe, KS; Stephanie Crum of Lamar; and Greg Crum of Hartman; by three grandchildren – Brittany (Michael) Beard; Chad (Hope) Corsentino; and Wesley (Lauren) Cano and by one brother – Norman Bruce (Roberta) Crum of Buhler, KS as well as numerous other relatives and many friends.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Lamar Area Hospice or to the Holly Nursing Care Center either directly or through the funeral home office.

Visitation and funeral services for Vernon G. Crum are under the direction of the Peacock Funeral Home. For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at


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